23 Staggering (True) Facts About Money

Beyond "a penny saved is a dollar earned," we don't get much money advice for the first decade of our education, and we're pretty sure the math doesn't even work out on that one. We asked our readers to go out and find facts and statistics about money that would make us pissed at our parents for never having taught them to us. The winner is below, but first the runners up ...

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Entry by aerodynamite

Gambling generates more revenue than MOVES, SPECTATOR SPORTS, TTERA Bks, CRUISE SHIPS, & Recorded Oric COMBINED

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Entry by tralfy

It to costs make 2.41 one cents penny. LULIDIL CRASKEDCOM

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In 1923, hyperinflation caused German currency to lose almost all of its value. It became SO worthless that people gave it to children to play with or

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Entry by El_Vanja

23 Staggering (True) Facts About Money

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Entry by BaconGristle

23 Staggering (True) Facts About Money

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Entry by j21

BASED ON 2071 SALES, OIL COMPANIES EXON AND Chevron Mobil HAD LARGER ECONOMIES THAN CISICE AND PORTUGAL RESPECTIVELY CZECH REPUBLIC MOLDAV SLOVAKIA FR

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Entry by thatboomerkid

It took 10 CRACKED.OON years BBYE (from 1938 to 1948) KG fop the Secret Service A to catch the eluSive Mister HUNDKE Eight-Eighty ONE DOLLARS NoT ID

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Entry by Sksmith

THE 066 NREDSTAHES LARGEST BEST KOREA )INTTRRTITIER OF US CURRENNCY IS TIIE NATION OF NORTII DiAIS Lsio KOREA MONEHUNDREDDOLL

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23 Staggering (True) Facts About Money

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Entry by MisterPants

5% of SE lottery 31 29 L ticket LL 258 buyers buy 51% of all tickets sold. CRACKED CON

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The Coinage Act of 1792 that established the US Mint made coin defacement, counterfeiting. and embezzlement by Mint employees punishable by death. o z

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Entry by kevw25

YOU WISH 100000 100000 A00020113A oun sOs LOLYEA AU reer 100.000 OC1D oencte A00020113A G. des IYISERVEMIT nG ode 100.000 2VOB 671481 OP UCA 100.000 O

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Entry by frenchfood

OF iki AIBRIA 9 STATEC STATES inn MIore than 2 million Americans live on less than $2 a day. ORACKEDCON

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Entry by drudru

UNDER U.S.C: TITLE 18 DH28593866 A uk TIED SNTES OFAMERCA H8 DH28593866 A Auits GFLA 6101708 IT IS AGAINST THE LAW IJ01288541A TH1S ENIEISD SCATES 019

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Entry by dw1039

ZERO TREES ARE CUTSDOWN EACH YEAH TO MAKE YOUR MONEY. ALL PAPER CURRENCY IS MADE FROM A CUSTOM BLEND OF 257 COTTON AND 75% LINEN. IT'S CLOSER TO CLOTH

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Entry by aerodynamite

CRACKED.COM PAYTO THE ORDER OF BEAU VINE A check is only an instruction to a bank, therefore it can be written on anything. In the past people have wr

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Entry by D20

6ED58 THE: UNITE SATES OFAMERICA TNS Ore s LECAL TEtes Ea besteauie ANDONETE K03040506H WANHINOTON.D.G. Ha 11 ll K K03040506H 11 SI&thatoen thone hane

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Entry by colloquial

On average, the flu cirus can Survive cutside f the body for about 48 hours... dMe ooit live dollar bill for can on a 10 over days.

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Entry by Brillantina

TIe: INNITED STATES OFPAMERICA DEIS K03040506H WANSTANATOK.DC l1 . 11 K K03040506H Ho 1 it&hada aod ll k. H.anee DOAR Martha Washington is the only wo

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Entry by beefybooyawn

23 Staggering (True) Facts About Money

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Entry by bizmarky

NINETYPERCENT OF AL U.S. BILIS CARRY TRACES OF COCANNE KB46279860I ag er l 100 G2os Sentary e Tnany CRAGKEDCOM ONEHUNDREDDOLLARS

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Entry by kkapow

CRACKED CON During its heyday in the late 1970s, Pablo EScOba''s drug cartel spent $2,500 each month on rubber bands to hold its bricks of cash togeth

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Entry by MisterPants8

A persor who drives 10 miles to buy a lotery ticket is 3 times more Jikely to be killed in a car accident while driving to buy the ticket than he is t

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